It is their blend of legal, technical and commercial experience that sets our attorneys apart – you can meet some key members of our team below.
Patent Attorney, Trade Mark Attorney
BEng, UK Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark Attorney, Chartered Electrical & Electronic Engineer, Member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers.
Electrical/electronics, telecommunications, semi-conductors, software, trade marks, designs
Huw has substantial engineering expertise gained as an electronic design engineer at Rediffusion Radio Systems and STC before he joined the patent profession. He also has many years experience as a Patent Attorney in private practice, advising clients ranging from start-ups to SMEs, Universities and multinationals. Huw joined Chapman & Co from a position as a Partner in a large, London based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. His experience covers a diverse range of technologies. He specialises in prosecuting and advising on patents relating to electrical and electronic based technologies, wireless communications; semi-conductor devices; computer software, and optical components.
Huw is one of our trade marks and industrial designs specialists, and has extensive experience in representing clients at trade marks hearings. He also has particular expertise in IP portfolio management and has managed the Hoover patent and trade mark portfolio.
He attained a Bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nottingham Trent University. Huw entered the profession in 1991.
In addition to his professional work, Huw mentors PhD students at Cardiff University and is responsible for the firm’s IT systems, which include specialist case management software and an intranet connecting our offices.
An attorney recommended by the Legal 500, which describes Huw as being “strong in the electronics field.
We have relied on Huw and his law firm for my law firm’s patent filings in the UK and EPO for many years. Huw has always been very professional and timely with all matters. Reasonable fees and good attention to detail as well.